Riverside, CA Author Publishes Memoir
September 07, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment NewsIt Could Never Happen but It Did, a new book by Edward Watkins, has been released by RoseDog Books.
This is the story about Edward Watkins's life from his birth to his forty-third birthday. It covers his childhood and his working eight hours a night as an apprentice machinist while in high school. It's about how he became a Naval Aviator in 1943. He was discharged February 2, 1946, and proceeded to get a college education. He started selling books part-time and found out that he could make more money as an encyclopedia salesman than he could as an engineer.
Watkins returned to service for the Korean War October 31, 1952, and was discharged on March 3, 1954. Then Watkins went back to bookselling where he became the regional VP for Collier's of New England area. He eventually quit that position because his wife could not stand Eastern ragweed and returned to California. He became interested in cosmetics and acquired a dealership in Holiday Magic in 1968.
Watkins's wife divorced him and remarried her first husband on September 7, 1968. Watkins's called her three months later and she was unhappy. He told her to return home. She canceled her marriage and she and Watkins were remarried February 27, 1969.
It Could Never Happen but It Did is a 190-page paperback with a retail price of $15.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-7975-8. It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.rosedogbookstore.com.